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    Question Butt wiggle

    Ok never heard of this, but my mom and I were watching one of my guinea pigs(I have had them for like 3 days) and she started shifting from one foot to the other so that her butt was moving back and forth and I think she was weeking. So I was wondering If somebody could tell me if this means she is happy or scared?

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    She is showing she is dominance to the other pigs in her cage.

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    Re: Butt wiggle

    Rumblestrutting. Dominance issue, or she's in heat.

    Are they both female?

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    Re: Butt wiggle

    yes they are both female, she did it the other day too

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    Re: Butt wiggle

    Yes, they also do this over cozys and food.... shows she wants whatever the other piggie is around. wait till you see them popcorn its the cutiest thing ever.

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    Re: Butt wiggle

    Ya she was near the food bowl when she did it this time, and last time she was standing near one of the tubes. I can't wait to see them popcorn.

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    Re: Butt wiggle

    My older boy does this all the time to his younger counterpart. From what I've learned it's totally ok as long as the behavior doesn't turn violent.

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    Re: Butt wiggle

    I love a good rumblestrut. Sometimes my Cupcake used to do it with nothing around. She may have been giving her hay a what-for.

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